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Feb
01

Business Process Management Certificate Series

Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 - Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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With information technology redefining operations in almost every industry, managing the “business process” has become more essential than ever.  BPM is a critical skills set for analysts who redesign the way work is performed and for managers who must assure ongoing performance improvement. Michigan State University’s Business Process Management Certificate is compatible with the Association of Business Process Management Professionals’ (ABPMP) Comprehensive Body of Knowledge.  Via three classroom modules, it provides tools and techniques you need to transform operations to reduce costs, slash service and/or cycle times, increase capacity and provide a better customer experience.  This program also includes three …

Apr
12

Mid-Michigan Value Chain Certificate Program

Date/Time: Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation, Midland MI

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This eight-session certificate program, spread over two months on Wednesdays, is designed to provide key insights into the latest value chain management strategies and practices.

Apr
25

Alumni & Industry Networking Reception at CHRIS/HOLA Conference

Date/Time: Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location:EAST, Miami Hotel, Miami FL

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You are invited to attend an Alumni & Industry Networking Event during the CHRIS/HOLA Conference in Miami, Florida. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. EAST, Miami Hotel 788 Brickell Plaza Miami, FL There is no charge for MSU alumni to attend. Please RSVP here This networking event is co-hosted with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.  Thank you for this partnership opportunity. We appreciate the opportunity to connect (and re-connect) alumni from both Universities worldwide.

Apr
27

Construction Project Management

Date/Time: Thursday, Apr 27, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Construction Project Management   Humans have been building homes and other structures for literally thousands of year.  Yet the construction industry is still filled with risk.  Customer changes, regulatory agencies, legal issues and workforce challenges can squeeze the margins on the most promising of jobs. Project management is the best protection against that risk.  Skilled project managers have the tools and abilities to identify and control the variables that are key to bringing your construction project in on time and within budget. This one-day seminar delivers essential skills, including Integrated Project Delivery concepts, you need to manage project scope, make …

May
05

Spring 2017 Undergraduate Convocation

Date/Time: Friday, May 5, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing MI

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Spring and summer semester candidates for the baccalaureate degree are invited to attend the spring (undergraduate) convocation and the Eli Broad College of Business commencement ceremony. Throughout the world, convocations are ceremonies providing University communities the opportunity to celebrate and mark important occasions in their history and in the lives of their students. The spring undergraduate convocation for all graduating seniors is Friday, May 5, 2017. The ceremony is one hour long. Admission tickets are not required. Family and additional guests may sit in the general seating areas on a first-come, first-served basis. President Lou Anna K. Simon presides over this ceremony. The ceremony features …

May
05

Spring 2017 Advanced Degree Ceremony

Date/Time: Friday, May 5, 2017 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location:Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing MI

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The Spring 2017 Advanced Degree Ceremony includes conferral of degrees and the individual recognition of candidates for doctoral degrees, educational specialist degree and master’s degrees for spring and summer candidates. The commencement ceremony is two and a half hours long. Admission tickets are not required. Family and friends are invited. Due to construction in the Breslin Center area and the increased volume in traffic and demand on parking, we strongly recommend the Breslin Commencement Shuttle Bus Service for ceremonies on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6. Buses are accessible. There is no charge for the service. Please also note that …

May
06

Newest Alumni Brunch

Date/Time: Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Join us in celebrating the Spring 2017 Graduating Class of The School of Hospitality Business at our Newest Alumni Brunch.  The brunch is intended for both graduate and undergraduate hospitality business students and their family members.  We welcome as our guest speaker, Houston Striggow (BA '75), Co-Founder and COO of SusieCakes Bakeries. Please plan to celebrate your accomplishments, receive a special gift, and take photos with classmates, family, and friends.  Please RSVP to sirc@broad.msu.edu by April 21.  Hospitality business graduating student is complimentary (guests are $23 per adult and $14 per child). Commencement ceremonies are scheduled as listed below.  Please visit MSU Commencement …

May
06

Spring 2017 Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony

Date/Time: Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location:Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing MI

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Individual recognition for the Eli Broad College of Business baccalaureate degree candidates will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for all spring and summer graduates. Candidates for the baccalaureate degree are also invited to attend the spring (undergraduate) convocation. The commencement ceremony is about two hours long. Admission tickets are not required. Family and additional guests may sit in the general seating areas on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to construction in the Breslin Center area and the increased volume in traffic and demand on parking, we strongly recommend the Breslin Commencement Shuttle Bus Service for ceremonies on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, …

May
07

Supply Chain Logistics Management Executive Seminar

Date/Time: Sunday, May 7, 2017 - Friday, May 12, 2017 | All Day

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This is among the oldest and most prestigious logistics and supply chain management seminars in the world designed for experienced executives and functional managers concerned with design and execution of global supply chains.

May
10

Business and Bagels: Transforming the Customer Experience

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 8:00 am - 9:15 am

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This session will describe a process your leadership team can use to generate and strategically evaluate innovations that will transform your customer's entire end-to-end experience.

May
10

Implementing Performance Improvement and IT Upgrades

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Thursday, May 11, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Program Introduction The last decade has seen organizations in all sectors benefit from a renewed surge in productivity. These gains are the direct result of improved process management techniques and the application of new information technology. Still, the business press reports many stories of failed reengineering efforts, insufficient ROI from enterprise software systems, and the rejection of new technology by workers. Why this disparity?  Because the challenge of implementing process change is as great as the challenge of creating innovative business process solutions. Implementing process and technology change requires a powerful combination of “soft” skills and “hard” skills: Techniques that …

May
10

Recharge your MBA

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location:The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Join fellow AMP/EMBA/WMBA alumni, faculty and staff on May 10, 2017 at MSU's University Club for an evening designed to "Recharge Your MBA." The second in our new Broad EMBA Faculty Speaker Series will feature presentations from two of the program's top faculty: Dr. Charles Hadlock and Dr. Ayalla Ruvio. You'll hear expert analysis on the latest research with insights on business relevance - just like those months in the classroom - but without the homework or quizzes! The evening also features plenty of networking time to reconnect with classmates. This is an exclusive event for all AMP/EMBA/WMBA alumni and there is no charge to …

May
19

Sequences, Traces and Time Workshop

Date/Time: Friday, May 19, 2017 - Saturday, May 20, 2017 | 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location:Henry Center, Lansing MI

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Widespread digitization is creating new sources of data that record sequences of actions and events over time and space. These action sequences can be used to trace coherent streams of activity in social, economic and business processes as they unfold over time. These sources of data, along with new computational methods, create an opportunity to visualize, analyze and compare patterns of actions in ways that were never before possible. This workshop is intended to explore new research opportunities and challenges in the analysis and interpretation of sequence and trace data. We are particularly interested in interdisciplinary dialog and cross-fertilization, as …

May
22

Alumni Association Executive & Appointed Board of Directors Meeting (Chicago)

Date/Time: Monday, May 22, 2017 | 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

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8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This meeting is scheduled for The School's Alumni Association Executive & Appointed Board of Directors members. Located at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Crystal Ballroom C on the first floor, west tower. This full board meeting is scheduled during the National Restaurant Association Show (NRA) from May 20 - May 23, 2017.

May
22

Alumni Networking Reception (Chicago)

Date/Time: Monday, May 22, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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An Alumni Networking Reception will be hosted on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Crystal Terrace B/C, west tower, first floor.  Light appetizers and soft drinks will be provided and a cash bar will be available for other beverages. RSVP - There is no cost to attend this event; however, your RSVP is requested/required.  Please email your name and contact information to Lena Loeffler: loeffler@broad.msu.edu by Friday, May 12, 2017.  

May
22

Annual Gathering of Leaders Award Ceremony & Reception (Chicago)

Date/Time: Monday, May 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:Hyatt Regency Chicago, Chicago IL

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Click here to view event invitation Annual Gathering of Leaders Award Ceremony begins promptly at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in the Regency Ballroom A, west tower, two levels beneath Crystal Ballroom.  Please plan to join us as we honor our School's: 2017 Alumni of the Year John M. Duffey (BA ‘82) and Rebecca J. Duffey (BA ‘82) President and Chief Executive Officer, Six Flags Entertainment 2017 Honorary Alumnus of the Year Patrick Donelly General Manager, Hyatt Regency Chicago 2017 Emerging Alumni Leaders of the Year Kurt B. Wisniewski (BA ‘94) National Account Executive, Branded Solutions Regional Grocery, Starbucks Coffee Company   …

Jun
04

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Executive Seminar

Date/Time: Sunday, Jun 4, 2017 - Friday, Jun 9, 2017 | 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This is among the oldest and most prestigious purchasing and supply chain management seminars in the world designed for experienced executives and functional leaders concerned with designing and executing state-of-the-art purchasing strategies (includes both faculty and industry executive speakers).

Jun
06

Transforming the Customer Experience: Building Lifelong Customer Relationships through Innovation

Date/Time: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 - Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Transformative customer experience programs go far beyond automating for cost reduction and reinventing processes for improved customer satisfaction. They are the intersection of strategic marketing, out-of-the-box thinking and operational innovation. This two-day program will help your organization bring together innovators, process owners and technology experts to transform the customer experience and generate dramatic growth.

Jun
20

Essentials of Project Management Four-Day Bootcamp

Date/Time: Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 - Friday, Jun 23, 2017 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This comprehensive, four-day seminar delivers a critical subset of skills from the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK®. It focuses on the day-to-day tools and techniques you need to manage projects that deliver good business results on time and on budget, regardless of project size or nature.

Aug
21

Essentials of Business Process Management Five-Day Bootcamp

Date/Time: Monday, Aug 21, 2017 - Friday, Aug 25, 2017 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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The Business Process Management Boot Camp is a five-day seminar that is compatible with the Association of Business Process Management Professionals’ (ABPMP) Comprehensive Body of Knowledge. The skills delivered in this seminar can be applied in manufacturing, service, health care and public sector organizations.

Sep
09

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 1 - 2017

Date/Time: Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 - Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Areas of Expertise: • Management • Industry specific Dates: Unit 1:  Sept. 9-October 14, 2017 Other Units offered: Unit 2:  Oct. 21- Dec. 2, 2017, Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17-Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives • The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each unit. • Classes run from 9:00am - 4:00pm each Saturday. • Unit 1 covers leadership, labor and management contracts, affirmative action, wages, legal issues, HIPPA …

Sep
19

Finance For Executives

Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 - Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This two-day program is targeted at senior managers who are interested in expanding their knowledge of finance and the role of financial choices and financial metrics in strategic decision-making and value-creation.

Sep
27

Finance For the Non-Financial Manager

Date/Time: Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This program will help you understand the difference between cash flow and income statement and will improve your understanding of basic financial data.

Sep
28

Strategic Decision Making

Date/Time: Thursday, Sep 28, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This program will explore the process of strategic decision making and will aim to identify issues that both impede and improve the likelihood of decision success.

Oct
05

Critical Thinking Skills in Business

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 - Friday, Oct 6, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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This two-day program will help to develop your critical thinking ability and maximize reasoning effectiveness.

Oct
16

CMAA Business Management Institute (BMI III)

Date/Time: Monday, Oct 16, 2017 - Friday, Oct 20, 2017 | All Day

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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Sessions at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.  Attendance for this event is coordinated by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA).

Oct
19

Alumni-Faculty Roundtable Discussion

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center - Corniche Room).  This event is for The School's Faculty and members of The School's Alumni Association Executive & Appointed Board of Directors Members.  Invitation only.

Oct
19

Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program

Date/Time: Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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Lincoln Room.  Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program is a program in which students and alumni with similar career interests are paired with each other.  During this event, students and alumni have the opportunity to meet each other for conversation. The connections made are a win-win, broadening the students’ perspectives and allowing practicing professionals to share insights and “give back” in a way that can help a young person start down a path to success. RSVP is required.  Contact the Student & Industry Resource Center at 517-353-9747.

Oct
20

Homecoming Parade

Date/Time: Friday, Oct 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Join us by walking with students, faculty, and alumni in the Homecoming Parade!  Please meet us at the corner of Abbot & Burcham Street. A good time will be had by all.

Oct
20

Homecoming After-Parade Reception

Date/Time: Friday, Oct 20, 2017 | 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Location:North Business College Complex, East Lansing Michigan

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Hospitality Business students, faculty, staff, and alumni association board members only!  Join us for a quick bite to eat and for a chance to win some amazing prizes!  Homecoming After-Parade Reception scheduled to be held behind the Broad College of Business (entrance off Bogue Street/behind Eppley Center).  Hospitality Business only, please.   

Oct
21

Homecoming Pre-Game Reception

Date/Time: Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 | 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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To be held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (Riverside Room, garden level).  This event is for The School of Hospitality Business alumni association board of directors members, faculty, staff, and students.  Join us for brunch fun during our School's pre-game reception. Enjoy great conversation with alumni in town for the game.  Cost is $45 per person.  Must RSVP to Lena Loeffler, Loeffler@broad.msu.edu (vs Indiana)

Oct
21

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 2 - 2017

Date/Time: Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 - Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 2:  Oct. 21 - December 2, 2017   Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10, 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17 -Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each unit. Classes run from 9:00am - 4:00pm each Saturday. Unit 1 covers leadership, labor and management contracts, affirmative action, wages, legal issues, HIPPA Unit 2 covers aging process, gerontology and geriatric infection control, nutrition, …

Nov
01

Power, Influence and Negotiation

Date/Time: Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 - Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Enhance your negotiation skills, improve your ability to influence and manage conflict.

Nov
07

CAREER EXPO XXXIX

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 - Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 | All Day

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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The School of Hospitality Business invites you to join us for CAREER EXPO . The event will take place at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 where more than 700 of the nation’s top hospitality students will join over 80 leading hospitality companies. Students will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals and sign up to interview for internships and permanent positions. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Professional Development Workshops 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Presentation of Industry Partner of the Year 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Career Fair Interviews will take place the …

Nov
11

Celebration of Leadership Award Ceremony & Reception (in NYC)

Date/Time: Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Please join us for Celebration of Leadership on Saturday, November 11 in New York as we honor and recognize our 2017 Industry Leader of the Year and recognize the Hall of Fame recipients. 5:15 p.m. - Individual Honoree Photo Session (honoree and family/guests) 5:30 p.m. - Group Photo Session (students, faculty, staff, alumni board members) 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Award Ceremony - Celebration of Leadership Award Ceremony 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Reception - Celebration of Leadership Reception [Business professional attire requested]    Join us for a lavish reception which will feature hors d’oeuvres, carving and action stations, served and plated appetizers, desserts and …

Nov
13

CMAA Business Management Institute (BMI III)

Date/Time: Monday, Nov 13, 2017 - Friday, Nov 17, 2017 | All Day

Location:Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, East Lansing Michigan

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Sessions at Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center.  Attendance for this event is coordinated by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA).

Dec
16

Newest Alumni Brunch

Date/Time: Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location:The University Club of MSU, Lansing MI

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Join us in celebrating the December 2017 Graduating Class of The School of Hospitality Business at our Newest Alumni Brunch. The brunch is intended for both graduate and undergraduate hospitality business students and their family members. Celebrate your accomplishments, receive a special gift, and take photos with classmates, family, and friends.  Please RSVP to shbsirc@msu.edu. Hospitality business graduating student is complimentary. Commencement ceremonies are scheduled as listed below. Master's Degree Commencement ceremony at 3:30 p.m. (Breslin Center) on Friday, December 15. Undergraduate Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. (Breslin Center) on Saturday, December 16.

Jan
06

Nursing Home Administration- Unit 3 - 2018

Date/Time: Saturday, Jan 6, 2018 - Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location:The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Areas of Expertise: Management Industry specific Dates:  Unit 3:  Jan 6 - Feb. 10, 2018 Unit 4:  Feb. 17 - Mar. 24, 2018 Objectives The Nursing Home Administration Program offers 144 clock-hours of instruction in four units, each involving Saturday sessions. To complete the program, participants must attend 128 clock hours (90%) and pass a comprehensive final exam for each unit. Classes run from 9:00am - 4:00pm each Saturday. Unit 1 covers leadership, labor and management contracts, affirmative action, wages, legal issues, HIPPA Unit 2 covers aging process, gerontology and geriatric infection control, nutrition, pharmacy. Unit 3 covers General and States Rules/Regulations …


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